Academic Honors

Students with a semester average of 3.50 or better (minimum of 12 credits of computable grades) will be placed on the Dean’s List. Students who have a cumulative average of 3.65 or better as they begin the spring semester at the University will be officially identified for honors in the Commencement program and designated as follows:

  • 3.65-3.79 cum laude
  • 3.80-3.89 magna cum laude
  • 3.90-4.00 summa cum laude

based on a minimum of 32 credit hours in residence at New Jersey City University. Only graduates with a cumulative average of 3.65 or higher will have an honors notation on their permanent records.